Category Archives: Funding and Grants

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Accelerate Small Business Program

Accelerate Small Business Grants Program 

Providing targeted assistance to small businesses that demonstrate high-growth and employment aspirations, to engage high-level expertise in their business for an extended period.  Matching funding of up to $10,000 (excluding GST) may be provided to eligible businesses to engage business mentors, coaches, or an advisory board, for between 6–12 months. The funding must be matched by a cash contribution from the participating business.  Two grant payments will be made directly to the business, with 50% paid on grant approval and a further 50% paid on successful completion of the project.

For more information:  Accelerate Small Business Grants Program

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ANZ Seeds of Renewal – Opening 2nd July 2018

ANZ Seeds of Renewal

This program opens on 2nd July 2018 when closing date will be confirmed.  Grants of up to $10,000 are made to not-for-profit community based organisations with an ABN or Incorporation Certificate. Consideration will be given to projects contributing to the development of education and employment opportunities that benefit communities with a population of 15,000 people or fewer in rural, regional and remote areas. More information.

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Australian Government’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme – Incubator Support

This initiative provides grant funding of up to $500,000 to new and existing incubators to deliver support services to Australian start-ups with an international focus in order to develop the capabilities required to succeed in international markets.   Ongoing.  More information.

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Event 181122: Mentoring Women in the Maranoa – Mentoring and Training Sponsorship – closing 22nd November

Please find below information regarding a wonderful opportunity for women in the Maranoa To secure one of 10, 12 month mentoring and training sponsorships to grow or start their business!

The application process can be obtained by Expression of Interest using this link

Applications are open NOW and close 5pm on 22nd November 2018.
For more info contact Rebel Black at


Women in Business




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Event 181130: Community Grants – Youth Week

Applications are now open for community grants of up to $2000 to hold events, projects and activities during Queensland Youth Week 3 to 14 April 2019.

Queensland’s Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women is seeking applications for events, projects and activities that aim to:

  • raise awareness about the contributions of young people in Queensland’s social, economic and cultural life
  • align with the objectives of the Queensland Youth Strategy’s four Building Blocks:
  • Supporting our most vulnerable young people
  • Housing [and finance]
  • Healthy futures
  • Educating into employment
  • align with the Queensland Government’s commitment to tackle cyberbullying
  • include young people in the design and delivery of the event
  • promote partnerships and collaboration across the community.

More information is available in the 2019 Grant Information Paper available here:

Applications close at 4:00pm Friday 30 November 2018 and can be submitted by visiting SmartyGrants.

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Event 181130: Gambling Community Fund

Gambling Community Benefit Fund

Not-for-profit groups operating in Queensland can apply for grants from $500 to $35,000 through the Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF). This fund is Queensland’s largest one-off grants program, distributing approximately $54 million per year.

The fund allocates grants to not-for-profit community groups, to enhance their capacity to provide services, leisure activities and opportunities for Queensland communities.

Round 99 will open in mid-October and close at 11.59pm on 30 November 2018.

More information.

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Event 190111: National Landcare Program – Smart Farms Small Grants – closing 11th January 2019

National Landcare Program – Smart Farms Small Grants – open for application

The Australian Government is inviting organisations through an open competitive process to apply for the National Landcare Program – Smart Farms Small Grants

The program aims to protect, conserve and provide for the productive use of Australia’s water, soil, plants and animals and the ecosystems in which they live and interact, in partnership with industry, communities and other governments.

Applications close at 11:30 pm AEDT on 11 January 2019.

For further information about eligibility and how to apply, go to the Grant Round Application page.
Information about applying for this funding round can also be found on GrantConnect.

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Event 190114: Tackling Tough Times Together – Round 11 closing 14th January 2019

Tackling Tough Times Together – Round 11

This grant program helps communities access the resources they need to support one another through the ongoing effects of drought.  Grants of up to $15,000 are available to eligible organisations in local government areas that are drought declared.  A small number of grants valued up to $50,000 are also available for larger-scale and multi-year projects that have a broader impact.  Funding will support community-based activities that both help to relieve current stressors and symptoms, but most importantly, build capacity and resilience for the future.  Funds could also support activities that engage people in being active, exploring options and creating something that will stand the test of tough times. More information.

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Event 190201: Regional Arts Development Fund – opening in February 2019

Regional Arts Development Fund

It’s time for community groups to start planning projects for 2019 with Maranoa Regional Council being successful in receiving RADF funding from Arts Queensland!

Council received $25,000 from Arts Queensland for the 2018/19 year with RADF rounds for funding to open next year in February.

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Farm Management Grants

Farm Management Grants – Succession Planning Rebates

Access to rebates up to $2,500 are available to help tackle family business and succession planning costs. Professional advice in relation to succession planning, or a family member wanting to acquire an interest in the family business, can apply for a rebate of up to 50% of fees paid for the advice, with a maximum of $2,500 per applicant per financial year. Advice must come from a suitably qualified professional adviser such as an accountant, financial planner or solicitor. More information.




Information Submission

Below are PDF forms that you can download and fill out if you would like your information displayed on this site.

Activities and Events Form

Services and Business Form

Be sure to email them directly to and attach a photo of your activity, business or logo.

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